A contractor for Lamar Electric is replacing wooden utility poles in the rural areas of Lamar County beginning mid-March. Land owners may see the RTF Project Services, LLC contractors replacing poles in their pasture or back yard. The contractor’s trucks will have an RTF logo on each door, the RTF employees will be wearing bright colored vests and hard hats with the RTF name. RTF has leased a couple of trucks from NESCO and those trucks have the NESCO logo. Readmore..
Employees of Osmose Utilities Services have been hired to inspect and treat some of our utility poles. Each Osmose employee will be wearing a hard hat and safety vest that identify them as Osmose employees. Each vehicle will also be marked with the Osmose logo. Readmore..
Lamar Electric To Award $6,000 in Scholarships
Lamar Electric Cooperative will award six $1,000 scholarships to students who plan to pursue an academic degree or certification from an accredited university, college, junior college, technical school or other post-secondary educational institution. Scholarship payment will be made directly to the institution in one lump sum and must be used within two years of the award date. Funds may be used for tuition, books, and room and board.
To be considered for a Lamar Electric scholarship, a student must:
- Live full time in a residence served by Lamar Electric.
- Be a graduating senior attending a high school or an accredited home school program within the counties served by the cooperative.
- Apply by April 5
Six scholarships will be given away at the Lamar Electric annual meeting April 17 in a random drawing of qualified students. The winners need not be present.
Click here for the application form. Submit by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or print the application and mail it to Lamar Electric Cooperative, Attn: Scholarships, PO Box 580, Paris, TX 75461.
Friday morning ten employees of Lamar Electric departed Paris heading to the area near Jasper Texas, served by the Jasper-Newton Electric Cooperative. They will be helping restore power to more than 15,000 homes after the area was ravaged by Hurricane Laura. Readmore..